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Hurricane «Irma» is coming to Florida again

The national centre for monitoring hurricanes USA reports that as you get closer to the Florida coast hurricane «Irma» again intensified. Its danger class is raised to the 4th. Destruction on the territory of the state of Florida as a result of hurricane can be huge, although not catastrophic, NOAA predicts.

The wind speed in the eye of the hurricane is about 60 m/s is Expected to tide water height of 4.5 metres.

The first American settlements, the impact of hurricane «Irma» took the town of Key West, almost all of whose population, including the military, were evacuated. The most severe consequences of the hurricane will be for the southern and Western regions of Florida.

About 200 thousand houses in Florida because of the strong wind left without electricity even before the hurricane «Irma» reached the coast of the state.

About 70 thousand residents of Florida are placed in special shelters. But, in total, the evacuation was evacuated more than 5 million people.

On Saturday morning the Governor of Florida, Rick Scott literally begged people to leave dangerous areas, claiming that such natural disasters in the state have not yet happened. A few hours later he said, addressing the population: «the Hurricane is already here.»

According to experts, «Irma» is one of the most powerful hurricanes in the Atlantic ocean in the entire history of observations. As a result of the hurricane was already destroyed many houses on the Islands of Saint-barthélemy, Saint-Martin island (destroyed about 90% of the buildings). Killed at least 20 people, more than 100 got injured. More than one million inhabitants of Puerto Rico were left without water and electricity. In Cuba, the hurricane «Irma» also caused considerable damage, but fatalities were reported.

Hurricane «Irma» is coming to Florida again 10.09.2017

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